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Its chief priorities are the practice and teaching of Buddhist ethicstogether with traditional concentration and insight meditation techniques, as an effective way of dissolving suffering.
He stayed in Thailand for two years.
The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana
He made the entire mile journey on foot, chronicled in his volume Tudong: The Long Road North. He is a second cousin of I.
Co-Abbot of Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery — Ajahn Chah’s charismatic impact and the encouragement of the senior American monk Ajahn Pabhakaro were decisive. Retrieved from ” https: Having completed his honours degree in psychology and physiologyin he went to MalaysiaIndonesia and Thailand on an undefined “open-ended” spiritual search. Abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery since The centre, in practice as much for ordinary people as for monastics, is inspired by the Thai forest tradition and the teachings of the late Ajahn Chah.
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He somehow found himself in northeast Thailand, at the forest monastery of Wat Pah Nanachat. It changed his life.
Having become a lay renunciatefour months later he became a novice and in he received upasampada from Ajahn Chah and took profession as a Theravadin bhikkhu. Many who attended ajaun meditation retreats became enthusiastic about the possibility of establishing a permanent monastic community in the area.
In the early s Amaro made several teaching trips to northern California.
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Apart from a ajahm interest in the theories of Rudolf Steiner —to which he had been introduced by Trevor RavenscroftAmaro’s principal enthusiasms on leaving university were, by his own admission, pretty much those standard-issue among sceptical students of the day: With the blessing of his abbotin he moved to Harnham Vihara in Northumberland. The land was allocated to establish a forest retreat.
Horner —late President of the Pali Text Society. A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus.
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This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat The latter announced on 8 February that he would be leaving Abhayagiri and returning to England, having accepted a request from Ajahn Sumedho to succeed him as tje at Amaravati. Bedford College, London B. Care for what became Abhayagiri was placed in the hands of a group of lay practitioners, the Sanghapala Foundation.